Coach of the West Coast Eagles, motivational speaker
John 'Woosha' Worfold is senior coach of the West Coast Eagles.
A former Australian Rules footballer, John Worfold played 24 games for South Fremantle (1986), 209 games for the West Coast Eagles (1987-1998) and 6 games representing Western Australian in the State of Origin.
John retired from his playing career at the end of the 1998 season and in 2000, and began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Carlton Football Club. In 2002 he was appointed senior coach with the Eagles, taking the club to the finals in his first season and winning the 2006 Grand Final.
He has demonstrated the capacity to get his team over the line: the Eagles didn't miss the finals in his first six years at the helm.
During 2011, he will join Mick Malthouse as the team's longest serving coach.
John is an entertaining motivational speaker who talks about team work, team building and achieving and maintaining goals. John uses anecdotes to entertain and educate his audiences.
His corporate clients include Australia Post, National Insurance Brokers Association, Young Professionals, Pioneer Concrete, Youth Services Conference, Credit Force as well as many sporting clubs.
- Member of WA's inaugural winning Teal Cup team 1985
- Daily News WAFL Rookie Of The Year 1986
- Club Champion 1988
- All-Australian 1988, 1990
- West Coast Eagles Vice-Captain 1989-90, 1991-1998
- West Coast Eagles Captain 1991-1998
- Premiership Captain 1992 and 1994
- West Coast Eagles Best Clubman 1993 and 1998
- 21 finals matches in a career spanning 1987-98